Senior Accountant - 12 Month FTC

Allianz Ireland

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for providing timely and accurate financial reporting information for Investments to their panel of allocated internal clients, supporting the month end process, regulatory returns, and internal Allianz plc and Group reporting. ~crlf~~crlf~The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, ambitious, self starter who has the ability to work on their own initiative and within a team. In addition, this person must have an ability to manage numerous deadlines and will take responsibility for seeing all jobs through to completion or final review by finance management. The individual will be expected to develop strong working relationships with key business stakeholders across the organisation.

• Completion of the month end process for Investments including complete reconciliations between financial ledgers and source data as well as delivery of group reporting requirements~crlf~• Assist Finance Manager with preparation of reports and presentations for quarterly Board of Director meetings and monthly relevant sub-committee meetings~crlf~• Manage the implementation of IFRS 9~crlf~• Prepare and circulate key monthly management investment information~crlf~• Prepare of Solvency II returns including providing input into the solvency and financial conditions report (SFCR) and the regulatory supervisory report (RSR)~crlf~• Conduct market, economic analysis and competitor analysis~crlf~• Prepare and coordinate third party statutory returns~crlf~• Maintain excellent working relationships with customers across the business and externally~crlf~• Represent the Financial Reporting team at meetings if required~crlf~• Assist the Finance Manager by:~crlf~ o Continuous review and updating of procedures to ensure they are current, complete and reflect best practice.~crlf~ o Evaluating and suggesting enhancements to further automate procedures for financial reporting.~crlf~ o Assisting in projects to improve the efficiency, quality and accuracy of deliverables.~crlf~~crlf~

Essential:~crlf~• Big 4 Qualified accountant~crlf~• Demonstrated experience of coordinating and delivering highly accurate output in an environment of multiple deadlines~crlf~• Proficient in excel, including building formulas, using pivot tables, formatting and manipulating data ~crlf~• Proven ability to manage and complete a variety of projects simultaneously.~crlf~~crlf~Desirable:~crlf~• Prior experience within a financial services environment~crlf~• Working knowledge of insurance and investment accounting, current issues and regulatory reporting requirements~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

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